why travelers should visit rwanda
Rwanda is located in the heart of Africa, in the south of the Equator offering an extraordinary wildlife experience, landscapes, and rich biodiversity.
Gorilla trekking takes place in the heart of Central Africa in Rwanda situated in the high set up as you shiver more than sweating, in the memory of the primatologist Dian Fossey, old volcanoes tower, and covered with the rich evergreen lush tropical rainforest of the Virunga’s.
Gorilla trekking in Rwanda occurs in the far northwest of Rwanda at Volcanoes National Park, Volcanoes national park harbors the endangered mountain gorillas in the steep slopes of the magnificent mountain range, montane- forest ecosystems, evergreen vegetation, bamboo forest, swamp, open grassland, and heath.
Volcanoes National Park got its name from the chain of dormant volcanoes that adds up the Virunga chained Massif, other volcanoes include Karisimbi standing at 4,507m, Sabinyo, Muhabura, Bisoke, and Gahinga. Volcanoes national park also protects golden monkeys offering unique experiences in Rwanda, and bird watching with over 200 bird species.
Nyungwe national park is among Africa’s oldest tropical rainforests offering rich biodiversity and amazing sceneries. The chained mountainous region teams up with wildlife, including the chimpanzee population, 12 other primate species, the Lhotse’s monkey attached to the Albertine Rift, over 1068 plant species, more than 322 bird species,120 butterfly species, and 75 mammal species.
Akagera National Park is warm and accompanied by lying plains that comprise savannah, wetland, woodland, grassland, and endless lakes. Akagera national park partners with other African national Parks, which aims at transforming the all national Parks into a first-class tourism destination to experience a lifetime safari. Akagera national park supports game viewing as travelers view big five roam in great numbers, bird watching with over 490 bird species. Akagera national park animals include cape buffaloes, elephants, zebras, baboons, monkeys, and giraffes among others.
Gishwati Mukura national park is Rwanda’s fourth national park which makes up two separate rain- forests, Gishuwati is larger than Mukura, which forms a total of 34 square kilometers and the buffer zone. Gishwati Mukura forests divide the Congo and Nile water catchment areas offering an incredible biodiverse Albertine Rift in the west with over 60 tree species that include the indigenous hardwoods and bamboo.
Gishwati is harbors over 20 chimpanzee groups, golden monkey families, Lhotse’s, Blue Monkeys, 232 bird species, and 163 bird species at Mukura, including the Albertine Rift Endemic bird species and forest specialists.
Lake Kivu adds up Africa’s Great Rift Valley, Lake Kivu is situated in the west of Rwanda, Lake Kivu is surrounded by the chained mountains with endless views, deep evergreen waters along the surface. Lake Kivu is Rwanda’s biggest and largest lake and ranked as the sixth-largest in Africa.
The best time to visit Rwanda is best visited during the drier season from June, July, August, and September, and December, January & February. where you have the best opportunity to spot Rwanda's undoubted remarks such as mountain gorillas, golden monkeys, chimpanzees. Rwanda’s rainy season kicks off from March, April, May, and November yearly.